Northwest Wildflowers

Wildflower Destinations > Central Oregon
Photo by Cheryl Hill

Black Butte

Deschutes County, Oregon

Deschutes National Forest

Fees: NW Forest Pass

Activity: hiking + mountain biking

Elevation: 3700'-6436'

Current status (as of 7/19/24): past peak

Peak wildflower bloom at Black Butte is typically from late May through June into early July, but there may be some flowers blooming from early May until the end of July.*

Typical year:

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* The dates given on this Web site for each location's blooming season are only estimates and can vary from year to year. Weather conditions in the winter and spring can shift these dates by up to a month, especially in the mountains. For the latest updates, check the Oregon Wildflowers or PortlandHikers Facebook groups, or browse the most recent postings to iNaturalist or Instagram.